BIM Knowledge Management: Should we share?

With the uptake of BIM becoming more widespread, many will embark on a similar journey. Organisations or individuals may come across the same problems or successes, and for many BIM adoption will be a steep learning curve. If we embark upon the journey alone there is no doubt that we’ will reinvent the wheel and miss the opportunity to learn from others. BIM knowledge management is therefore a topic for discussion.

“In today’s environment, hoarding knowledge ultimately erodes your power. If you know something very important, the way to get power is by actually sharing it.”

Read the full article here on the BIMteract blog written by Daniel Maddocks on 7th January 2013

If you’re still not convinced check out the video below which highlights the power of online communities for knowledge sharing. One interesting thought is that the traditional ‘pyramid’ structure of an organisation doesn’t make it easy for people to share information and ideas. Whereas online communities provide a platform for mass innovation through a ‘birds nest’ like structure, where everyone leaves there piece.

Are you prepared to share your knowledge and experiences on BIM? If so, why not join our community today! 

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About Ben Malone

Information Manager for BIM.Technologies in London

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